About Arvins Garden
Arvins Garden is a Tempe based five-piece alt-metal ensemble that has been steamrolling their way through the local and semi national music scene since 2001. Coming from severely different musical backgrounds, their personal influences range from 70’s punk and 90’s alternative to modern nu-metal and hip-hop however the members of A.G. come together to deliver a seamless continuity. Wanting to be more than just another band writing music, A.G. realizes the importance of not only capturing the attention of their fans, but holding on to it. Arvins Garden devotes a large percentage of their time to developing their live show. Each member contributes to the intense caliber of showmanship at every performance. Dustyn has aggressive sweating vocals and relatable lyrics combined with an amazing ability to control an audience. Jay’s unique bass playing and theatric performance style rip through any stereotype one might have of bass players. Ryan’s driving yet solid drums keep this volatile train on its tracks. His well-tempered demeanor can be deceiving. D.J. 35 adds A.G.’s aggressive and haunting samples with perfect placement, creating a soundtrack within the music. Adam delivers a perfect combination of pocket rhythms and sweeping melodies combined with well-planned and well-placed solos. His confident swagger lends to a perfect balance for the bands aggressive front line. To describe Arvins Garden’s live show would be something like getting hit in the face with a bat and wondering why it felt so good. At this juncture Arvins Garden is a major label act stuck in a local band’s body. A.G. will be making a lot of noise this year so open your ears and get ready for the new blend coming out strong in 09’.